"Advertising is like pasta. September 21, 2012 By Matt D'Rion. Pasta is good. Advertising is good too. Pasta can get over-cooked. It gets sticky and mushy. In the 50's, home chefs threw it against the wall and if it stuck, it was done. Advertising can also get over-cooked. Say too little, too often and your ads get all sticky and ..."
"Good advertising is like good sushi! Good ads = good sushi. While walking back to the agency after a really nice sushi lunch today with my coworkers, I was struck by the parallels between creating ads and the tasty Japanese delicacy. Sink your teeth into this: A really good ad should hit you in the same way .."
"Advertising is like grass. You never see it grow, but every once in a while you may have to get out the lawnmower. Or as one adman recently commented, advertising is like wetting your pants while wearing a blue serge suit: it gives you a nice warm feeling without anybody usually noticing (Rosene 15). Certainly one of the .."
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